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Cat C18 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C18 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs and emissions. Equipment powered by C18 ACERT engines include, pump skids, nitrogen units, acidizing units, cementing units, blenders, and hydraulic power units. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty. C18 ACERT engines, with ratings: 429-522 bkW (575-700 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm, meet China Stage II, U.S. EPA Tier 3 equivalent, EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards. Ratings: 570-597 bkW (765-800 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 2 equivalent emission standards. Ratings below 560 bkW (751 bhp) are available using U.S. EPA and EU Flexibility, and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas. Ratings above 560 bkW (751 bhp are available using U.S. EPA Flexibility and for other global regulated and non-regulated areas.

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General Specifications
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Minimum Rating 575.0 BHP 429.0 bkW
Maximum Rating 800.0 BHP 596.0 bkW
Governor and Protection ADEM A3 ADEM A3
Aspiration Turbocharged-Aftercooled Turbocharged-Aftercooled
Displacement 1100.0 in³ 18.0 l
Flywheel and Flywheel Housing SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1 SAE No. 0 or SAE No. 1
Flywheel Teeth 136 (SAE No. 0), 113 (SAE No. 1) 136 (SAE No. 0), 113 (SAE No. 1)
Rotation from Flywheel End Counterclockwise Counterclockwise
Stroke 7.2 in 183.0 mm
Bore 5.71 in 145.0 mm

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Custom Packaging

For any petroleum application, trust Caterpillar to meet your project needs with custom factory generator sets and mechanical packages. Cat engines, generators, controls, radiators, and transmissions can be custom designed and matched in collaboration with our local dealers to create unique solutions. Custom packages are globally supported and are covered by a one year warranty after startup.

Transmissions

Caterpillar has a full line of engine-transmission packages that can be fully integrated with your axle, hydraulics, and operator interface. Cat transmissions deliver continuous operation under full load, smooth shifting at any speed, and maximum up time, with unmatched durability and easy maintenance.

Full Range of Attachments

Large variety of factory-installed engine attachments reduces packaging time

Testing

Every engine is full-load tested to ensure proper engine performance.

Product Support Offered Through Global Cat Dealer

- More than 2,200 dealer outlets - Cat factory-trained dealer technicians service every aspect of your petroleum engine - Cat parts and labor warranty - Preventive maintenance agreements available for repairbefore-failure options - S•O•SSM program matches your oil and coolant samples against Caterpillar set standards

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Over 80 Years of Engine Manufacturing Experience

Ownership of these manufacturing processes enables Caterpillar to produce high quality, dependable products.

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com.

Web Site

For all your petroleum power requirements, visit www.catoilandgasinfo.com.

C18 ACERT™ (Dry Manifold) Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
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  • Single turbocharger, mid-mounted, inlet 152.4 mm (6 in), hose connection
  • Dual turbocharger, front and rear inlet 127.0 mm (5 in.), hose connection

C18 ACERT™ (Dry Manifold) Optional Equipment

Air Compressor
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  • Air compressor governor
  • Expansion chambers